pariri

pariri, v.i. Exhausted, worked out (of soil).

‘E ngā‘i one pariri tēia, ‘e mea meitaki kia tanu‘ia ki tēta‘i rākau ‘akameitaki one.
The soil here is exhausted, it would be a good thing to have some plants put in that would improve it;

Kua pariri tēia ‘enua, nō reira i kore ei e tupu meitaki te tōmāti.
This ground is worked out, that is why the tomatoes don’t grow well;

e te one oki, i te ngarungaruā anga, e te pariri anga,
and the soil too, whether it be fertile or exhausted (Num. 13.20).
[Ce. *pariri.]

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